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Tesla Model S owner talks about some do's and don't with the Autopilot system

The Do's and Don'ts of Tesla's Autopilot system

The Tesla Model S has a feature you all know about. It's called Autopilot, which is a poor name for a system that is still essentially in its beta testing phase. I say "poor name" because as we've seen in the news, a number of owners believe this means the car is damn-near autonomous. This is not... read more

July 22, 2016 by
 
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NHTSA probes Tesla Model X crash that allegedly happened in Autopilot mode

Within days of it emerging that a driver of a Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] Model S died on May 7 when his electric sedan in semi-autonomous Autopilot mode ran under a trailer... read more July 7, 2016 by


 
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Fatal crash in Florida is first reported Tesla Autopilot death

An Ohio man is dead after the Tesla Model S he was riding in crashed into a semi-truck on May 7, Florida Highway Patrol officials confirmed. According to witnesses and... read more July 2, 2016 by


 
Tesla Model 3 spotted at service center

Tesla Model 3 prototype nabbed at service center

A prototype version of Tesla's upcoming, entry-level Model 3 was spotted at one of the carmaker's service centers recently. While the prototype nabbed by an Imgur user... read more June 29, 2016 by


 
Tesla Model S testing collision avoidance with human guinea pig

Human guinea pig employed in amateur Tesla Model S testing

Tesla has engineered some great features into its Model S sedan. There's the Summon command, which brings your Model S to you on its own. Additionally, there's the AutoPilot... read more June 29, 2016 by


 
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Tesla makes moves to acquire SolarCity, paves way for transition to energy provider

Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] on Tuesday made the surprise announcement it is seeking to acquire solar panel installation firm SolarCity via a share swap deal. The two companies... read more June 22, 2016 by


 
Updated Tesla Model S conversion kit from Unplugged Performance

Make your Model S resemble refreshed car with Unplugged Performance kit

Unplugged Performance, a tuning company that exclusively deals with Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] products, has released a conversion kit that allows existing Model S owners to... read more June 16, 2016 by


 
Tesla gallery at Nordstrom

Tesla to sell its electric cars at Nordstrom

Instead of traditional franchised dealerships, Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] sells its electric cars directly to customers through a chain of company-owned retail stores. These... read more June 15, 2016 by


 
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LAPD picks BMW i3 over Tesla Model S: Here's why

The Los Angeles Police Department will buy 100 BMW i3 electric cars for non-emergency use. The LAPD announced plans for this order last year, when it took delivery of an i3... read more June 13, 2016 by


 
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Musk: 37 of 40 Tesla Model S suspension complaints were fraudulent

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration recently examined the suspension of the Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] Model S after receiving a number of complaints about parts... read more June 12, 2016 by


 
Tesla Motors production line for Tesla Model S, Fremont, California

NHTSA probes Tesla Model S suspension

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is examining suspension components on Tesla Motors’ [NSDQ:TSLA] Model S sedan after receiving dozens of complaints of... read more June 10, 2016 by


 
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Tesla Model S price dropped to $67,200 for new 60-kwh option

You can now buy a Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] Model S from as low as $67,200 thanks to a new entry-level model with a 60-kilowatt-hour rating. The car comes with rear-wheel... read more June 9, 2016 by


 
2016 Tesla Model X P90D after crash while owner was parking  [photo: owner 'Puzant']

Model X accelerating out of parking spot was driver error, says Tesla

A Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] Model X owner while recently parking his electric SUV ending up crashing into a nearby building. The owner, who goes by the name... read more June 8, 2016 by


 
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Musk: Software fix coming for Model X doors

Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] CEO Elon Musk says a software update to be released by the automaker soon will fix a host of problems related to the "falcon wing" doors that are a... read more June 4, 2016 by


 
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Musk: Tesla Superchargers won’t be free for Model 3 owners

One of the advantages of buying Tesla Motors’ [NSDQ:TSLA] Model S or Model X over a rival electric car is that it gives you free access to a growing network of... read more June 1, 2016 by


 
2017 Smart ForTwo Cabrio equipped with Brabus Sports package

Smart, Tesla bottom of pack for software glitches

In a new study, findings revealed that Smart and Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA], which represent two very different ends of the automotive market, are both subject to the most... read more May 31, 2016 by


 
 

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